Bachelor of Management Studies

Re-registration period for 2020/21 has been extended till 30th September 2021

In our rapidly changing socio-economic environment there is a growing demand for trained personnel in the management of business and other managerial fields. Conceptually equipped, trained managers are increasingly in demand. The concerted national and international thrusts towards demand-driven economic activities generate pressure for developing relevant human resources for the conduct of complex business management in local/foreign trade and commerce. However, due to a lack of adequate institutional arrangements and economic hardships, a large number of persons, particularly in the outlying districts continue to miss opportunities for gaining education in management, especially at the degree level. There is also the need to cater to those in employments and to those who wish to further their education in management studies. The primary purpose of introducing the HDip(Mgmt)/ BMS Hons degree programme is to meet these felt needs of the country. Upgrading knowledge and skills in management is likely to improve the efficiency of performance of businesses and other organizations thus contributing to higher national productivity.

Programme Code :
BMS  Hons
Programme Category :
Undergraduate Programme
Conducted by :
Faculty of Management Studies
Programme duration :
Minimum Four Years
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :

complete 18 years of age on the closing date of applications and have

(a) Any THREE passes in one and the same sitting at the G.C.E. A/L Examination, Sri Lanka or

(b) Successfully completed any foundation programme adding up to 60 credits at Level 1 and Level 2 offered by the Open University of Sri Lanka or

(c) Successfully completed the Advanced /Certificate Programme in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management offered by the Open University of Sri Lanka or

(d) Any other qualifications equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the Senate of the OUSL.


Accepting Online Applications:
Closing Date for Applications:
Date of the Selection Test:

Application Fee – Rs. 600/=

This undergraduate programme is conducted by the Faculty of Management Studies. Contact the Programme Coordinator, Mr. C.P Weerasekara for further details.

Address : Department of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Management Studies, OUSL
Contact : 011 288 1413/024/255
Email :

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